Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Last week, Liberty First Network President Alex Snitker, who ran for the U.S. Senate in 2010, gave all 40 members of the state Senate his group’s report on red light cameras in Florida. 
The group pushing the initiative is Citizens for Energy Choice (CFEC), which decided to champion the amendment in Florida after seeing the success a similar proposal had in Texas. Patton pointed to the successful electricity choice market implemented in Texas in 2002 as a major inspiration for the proposed amendment in Florida. 
At the end of last week, representatives from Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and Georgia wrote to retiring U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., and U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who is expected to take over as speaker in January, on the matter, calling for agricultural assistance from the federal government by the end of the year. 
If regulators approve the price increases, they would go into effect on Jan. 27, 2019.
U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., appeared on U.S. 1 Radio News on the “Morning Magazine with Bill Becker” show to talk about the growing trade war between China and the U.S. this week.
The all orange production outlook stands at 77 million boxes which is still 71 percent higher than last year’s production which was impacted by hurricanes and citrus greening.
With more supply and less demand, gas prices slipped four cents over last week, according to a study from AAA released on Monday.
Prices rose for a moment on Tuesday but fell back in line after fears of the storm’s impact on oil production in the Gulf faded. 
Gas prices in Florida are holding steady and under the national average but AAA notes this is the most expensive summer when it comes to gas that the Sunshine State has seen in four years AAA released a study on...
Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group, said on Monday that the increase in prices are the result of concerns about Iranian oil production.